Executive Board

The Executive Board is the governing body of ICOM

The Executive Board is the elected head of the organisation. Its responsibility is to implement the strategies identified by the General Assembly. It takes the actions required to implement the General Assembly’s decisions. The Executive Board ensures the good governance of ICOM. It oversees ICOM’s various resources (financial, human, intellectual and technical) and their development. It protects ICOM’s reputation, international esteem and public regard and provides direction to the Secretariat.

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Presidency

The President of ICOM is a distinguished representative of the world museum community. As head of ICOM, the President is in charge of relations with museum institutions, while also carrying out regular duties in his or her own museum. The President ensures the continuity of ICOM’s policy orientations and represents the organisation in situations where an external party is involved. He or she delegates management responsibilities to the Director General, who is entrusted with the day-to-day monitoring of ICOM. Following the resignation with immediate effect of Suay Aksoy, the elected President of ICOM, on 19 June 2020, the Executive Board has appointed Alberto Garlandini, one of the two incumbent Vice-Presidents of ICOM, as the new President.  
  • Emma Nardi

    President

    Italy

  • Inkyung Chang

    Member

    Republic of Korea

  • Terry Simioti Nyambe

    Vice-President

    Zambia

  • Carina Jaatinen

    Treasurer

    Finland

  • Feng Zhao

    Member

    China

  • Marilia Bonas

    Member

    Brazil

  • Kaja Sirok

    Member

    Slovenia

  • Tayeebeh Golnaz Golsabahi

    Member

    Iran

  • Steph Scholten

    Member

    United Kingdom

  • Deborah Tout-Smith

    Member

    Australia

  • Luís Raposo

    Member

    Portugal

  • Jody Steiger

    Member

    Costa Rica

  • Karin Weil González

    Member

    Chile

  • Ahmed Mohammed

    Member

    United Arab Emirates

  • Rachelle Doucet

    Member

    Haïti

  • Antonio Rodriguez

    Ex-officio

    USA